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Harold Sydney Kay NAIRN

Regimental number1066
Place of birthAdelaide South Australia
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationBarber
Address10 Rose Street, Mile End, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Height5' 7.75"
Weight120 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Nairn, 10 Rose Street, Mile End, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed for 3 years in 76th Infantry, Citizen Military Forces; still serving at time of AIF enlistment.
Enlistment date22 April 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll27 April 1915
Place of enlistmentKeswick, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 31 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll27th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 13 February 1917
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of deathOctober 1954
Place of burialAIF Cemetery, West Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, NAIRN Harold Sydney Kay

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